WeWork and Emo Kids of Color Partner in Zine Workshop
SAN JOSE, CA - AUG. 12019 / Emo Kid of Color and Chi announces “On the 6 Zine Workshop” with WeWork. The zine workshop will be held on Tuesday, August 13th at the WeWork Towers in Downtown San Jose. On the 6 Zine workshop will be led Ruben Escalante, Emo Kids of Color artist and Program Coordinator at DMCStudio at MACLA.
The workshop encourages attendees to express their passions and interests through any creative form such as stories, poetry, collages or drawings. Communicate your ideas, feelings and energy using paper, magazine clippings, markers and your own creativity! The zine pages created will be printed into a collective zine for attendees to keep.
The zine workshop was made to create space for people to express themselves freely. Ruben Escalante shares his thoughts on the upcoming zine workshop.
“We wanted to bring people of various backgrounds and artistic abilities to create together and to build a strong community.”
Emo Kids of Color and Chi’s vision for the workshop was brought to life as WeWork’s team provided a platform for them to share the importance of using our creativity. WeWork Community Lead, Dana Domingo shares WeWork’s mission and it’s purpose of creating workshops for the WeWork Community.
”At WeWork, our mission is to create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living. We welcome creators of all backgrounds and industries, and are here to cultivate a space for people to be most productive while at work. At WeWork, members have access to events of all types, including a series of workshops to bring balance between their busy work schedule and personal, creative outlets! We will introduce our community to the Emo Kids of Color and Chi Creative Agency where they can create their own D.I.Y. Magazine.”
About Emo Kids of Color & Chi.
Emo Kids of Color are a collective of artists who use art to escape anxiety, depression, and being broke kids of color from marginalized neighborhoods. Emo Kids of Color booth are featured during South First Fridays in Downtown San Jose’s SOFA District.
Chi is a creative agency that focuses on social media content and management. Our mission is to bridge online and #IRL communities through art, content creation and social media. With partners such as Emo Kids of Color, we are able to share our vision in building community with businesses, creatives and non-profit organizations.